More and more mobile radio networks implement remote radio equipment (RE) that is connected to the base station main unit via a digital interface using standardized transmission protocols such as CPRI. This application note explains in detail the instrument setup and configuration needed to successfully test your remote radio head.
3GPP Release 9 Technical Specification (TS) 37.141 covers multistandard radio base station conformance testing. This application note introduces the concept of multistandard radio base stations as well as solutions for transmitter and receiver tests based on R&S® signal generators and R&S® signal and spectrum analyzers.
This application note explains how to perform LTE base station measurements over the air (OTA) using the R&S®FSH4/8/13/20 handheld spectrum analyzer. It describes the required measurement setup and explains the results obtained with the different measurement modes.
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Rohde & Schwarz is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Test & Measurement, Secure Communications, Monitoring and Network Testing, and Broadcasting equipment. Founded more than 80 years ago, the independent company has an extensive sales and service network with subsidiaries and representatives in more than 70 countries. Incorporated in the United States since 1978, Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. has a large team of sales and application engineers throughout North America with regional offices in Maryland, Texas, California, and Oregon. We have a world-class service facility in Columbia, Maryland and our customers can expect extensive after-sales support, including training, free technical support and close personal contact from our engineers out in the field.